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  • Homelessness Among the Elderly According to the National Coalition for the Homeless, there is a troubling statistic among people between the ages of 50-64. There is an upward trend in the proportion of homelessness among the elderly. Unfortunately, people between the ages of 50 and 64 can fall through the ... Continue Reading
  • Senior Social Services for Elderly Adults Living Alone Life expectancy has improved by leaps and bounds over the last few decades. With an aging population, there’s an enormous need for senior care services. And in general, that means there’s more support for seniors and elderly adults living at home than ever before. However, ... Continue Reading
  • Elderly Gambling Addiction: Signs of Gambling Addiction in Seniors Bingo! It’s a common cry that echoes through senior communities. It’s also a seemingly harmless hobby that can lead to trouble if a gambling addiction is involved. With a gambling industry intent on preying on the vulnerabilities seniors face, it’s no wonder some experts ... Continue Reading
  • What ELSE Do Senior Social Workers Do? The demographic makeup of our country is changing. In fact, the number of Americans aged 65 and older is expected to more than double by the year 2060. The United States will then be home to over 98 million accounting for 24% of our population. And age isn’t the only factor ... Continue Reading
  • Geriatric Social Workers for Elderly Adults: How They Help The world is in the midst of an unprecedented degree of population aging. In nearly every developed country around the world, more and more people are living well into their golden years. And along with the increased number of seniors living in our society, there also comes ... Continue Reading